Antioch Ferry Opportunities

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On Tuesday, March 26th, Economic Development Department staff meet with Tideline Marine Group and Contra Costa Transit Authority (CCTA) on site at the Martinez Marina to discuss a “pilot” ferry project to bring ferry service to the area. Tideline currently has a ferry docked in Martinez and would like to launch a ferry service with both cities. They see connectivity with the City of Antioch commuters to Martinez. This possible “pilot” ferry service can provide useful data and help generate Read More …

Antioch BART Station Now Open

Antioch Bart Celebration

 Almost 50 years in the making BART to Antioch is ready to roll. Along with a large number of elected officials and dignitaries, Antioch City Manager, Ron Bernal attended the Hillcrest BART Station Ribbon Cutting Ceremony where speeches were made and free preview rides on the new BART to Antioch Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) trains were provided. The BART to Antioch extension officially begins carrying passengers on Saturday, May 26th. It was an historic day for the City and Read More …

Antioch Encourages Train Ridership

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Antioch Encourages Train Ridership Amtrak® San Joaquins travels through the heart of California’s San Joaquin Valley and provides an important connection between the Valley and the Bay Area. Amtrak is also the only train that serves the Antioch station. Amtrak is launching a campaign called “Look Who’s Riding,” aimed at engaging stakeholders in Antioch and the corridor to show their support and frequency of ridership. The campaign centers on images of stakeholders riding the San Joaquins as well as testimonials. Read More …

BART to Antioch is Coming Soon

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BART to Antioch is Coming Soon The BART to Antioch Extension Project will soon introduce new rail passenger service on approximately 10 miles of freshly laid track between the existing Pittsburg/Bay Point BART Station and the City of Antioch. These stations will use ticket vending machines and fare gates like the current BART System. The Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) train was chosen to bring BART rail service to East Contra County at relatively low cost; the $525 million extension is Read More …